Daily Red Sox Links: Dustin Pedroia, Brandon Workman, Jarrod Saltalamacchia

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Today's links focus heavily on the extension reportedly being given to Dustin Pedroia, keeping one of the most important players in this organization in town.

As we've all heard by now, Dustin Pedroia will be staying in Boston for the next seven years, keeping him exactly where he belongs. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Ben Cherington is certainly glad to not have to worry about Pedroia playing for a different team any time in the near future. (Evan Drellich; Masslive.com)

The Red Sox pitching staff is in a mysterious state right now, and Brandon Workman is an important piece to figuring out this puzzle. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

Dave Cameron is a fan of the Pedroia deal, but still holds some skepticism of his long-term performance. (Dave Cameron; Fangraphs)

Clay Buchholz received some good news from Dr. James Andrews, but it seems like he's still a little ways away from appearing in major-league games. (Peter Abraham; Boston.com)

One of the biggest surprises of the last couple seasons in Boston is how Jarrod Saltalamacchia has taken to being an everyday catcher. (Tom Layman; Boston Herald)

According to ZiPS master Dan Szymborski, the Sox signed Dustin Pedroia to a deal with near-perfect value. (Dan Szymborski; ESPN.com) ($$$$)

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